Tozer once wrote, “Thirsty hearts are those whose longings have been wakened by the touch of God within them.” We need to remember this, especially when we reach a point in our spiritual lives where nothing satisfies us anymore. After … Continue reading
The maiden longs for the day of his appearing to the world — for that glorious day when he will be marveled at in all them that believe; so, in unison with the Spirit of God, she “Joyfully turned to … Continue reading
The maiden has learned to walk very silently with her God. The talkative disposition of early days has passed away. She has no desire now to blaze abroad the secrets of his love. The life hidden in the heart of … Continue reading
Leaning on her lover, the maiden finds him to be a skillful teacher. He first had to make her know herself and her position as an earthen vessel; then to know the jealous love of the God who owned her.
Leaning on her lover, what privileges belong to the hidden one! He whispers in her ear, “If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you” (John 15:7), and … Continue reading
1. Concerning the Earthen Vessel While she leans on her Lover, he answers the cry of her heart for instruction in the mysteries of the Kingdom. “Under the apple tree, I roused you.”
To bring the maiden to an entire reliance and dependence on him, is the Lord’s purpose in his various dealings, whether in the valley or on the mountaintop. “Leaning on her Lover!” This is the outcome of the life of … Continue reading